World’s Fattest Mom Changes Course; Salt Raises Its Profile

• Now that she’s famous, “World’s Heaviest Mother” Donna Simpson has turned tables and wants to start losing weight, on a reality TV show, naturally. [NYDN]

• Should she change her mind about that, a new sandwich at Denny’s should be the first thing she eats: The Mac ‘n Cheese Big Daddy Patty Melt is a beef patty topped with macaroni and cheese and more melted cheddar cheese, on potato bread. [NYDN]

• Wolfgang Puck opened a location of Cut yesterday in London. [Independent UK]

• Though increasingly vilified, salt is also called out more and more as an ingredient on menus. Raise the roof for Himalayan sea salt. [NRN]

• Downtown’s CorkBar is offering varietal-specific flights of Californian wines in partnership with the California wine Institute over this next month. [Daily News]

• Today finds a “Call of Duty” convention happening in L.A., dedicated to the video game of the same name. In addition to a Kanye West performance, there will be a “Burger Town” franchise from the game serving food. [AP/Google News]

• Research shows that a lighter midday meal can shave off pounds, even when subjects eat normally the rest of the day. Salad lunch! [Independent UK]

World’s Fattest Mom Changes Course; Salt Raises Its Profile